Register  |   Log In  |  
Sign up to our weekly newsletter    
Search   
Empire Magazine and iPad
Follow Me on Pinterest YouTube Tumblr
Empire
Trending On Empire
Empire's New Tom Cruise Cover
The Jameson Empire Awards 2014
Vote: The Greatest 301 Movies Of All Time!
Rebecca Hall:
My Movie Life

The actress picks the movies that shaped her
Mountain Dew Green Screen
Register now to see X-Men: First Class!

MORE EMPIRE FEATURES
The Z To A Of Christopher Nolan
Your guide to the Dark Knight Rises director's career so far...


We can think of no greater honour for the man who turned our brains the round way around with Memento than to spin Empire's traditional A To Z on its head as part of our Christopher Nolan special.

WORDS PHIL DE SEMLYEN

Page: Z Y X W V U T S R Q P 0 N M L K J I H G F E D C B A
 
Page 1 of 26
Next
The Z To A Of Christopher Nolan | Zimmer, Hans
The Z To A Of Christopher Nolan | Zimmer, Hans

Zimmer, Hans

Since crafting the Batman Begins and Dark Knight scores with James Howard Newton, German composer Hans Zimmer has lent his hefty talents to Inception and the final part of the Bat-trilogy. Like other great director/scorer pairings, Sergio Leone and Ennio Morricone among them, Nolan frees his composer from visual considerations. "I like Hans to write freely and not be trying to hit cuts and squeeze things into the tightest edits," says the director of the Hesse harmoniser, "[because] I want to hear where his imagination will go." Some pretty amazing places, judging by the heft of Inception's score and the gothic earthquake that is The Dark Knight Rises theme. It's a marriage made in the Nolan editing suite.

Page: Z Y X W V U T S R Q P 0 N M L K J I H G F E D C B A
 
Page 1 of 26
Next


Have Your Say
What other terms would you add into the Christopher Nolan Z-A? Register or login now to have your say.

Advertisement


Back | Print This Page | Email This Page | Back To Top

Get 12 Issues Of Empire For Just £25
Receive limited edition subscribers-only covers every month Subscribe today!
Empire's Film Studies 101 Series
Everything you ever wanted to know about filmmaking but were afraid to ask...
The Empire iPad Edition
With exclusive extras, interactive features, trailers and much more! Download now
Home  |  News  |  Blogs  |  Reviews  |  Future Films  |  Features  |  Interviews  |  Images  |  Competitions  |  Forum  |  iPad  |  Podcast  |  Magazine Contact Us  |  Empire FAQ  |  Subscribe To Empire  |  Register
© Bauer Consumer Media Ltd  |  Legal Info  |  Privacy Policy  |  Bauer Entertainment Network
Bauer Consumer Media Ltd (company number 01176085 and registered address 1 Lincoln Court, Lincoln Road, Peterborough, England PE1 2RF)